Fair by Five

Giving every child the best start.

One in three children don’t reach a good level of development by age five. In the most deprived areas, this number is higher.

Why does this matter? How does it affect children? What does it mean for our future? And what can we do about it?

This briefing explains how Action for Children believes that we can make things fairer for children by the time they reach school.

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